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Apr 3, 2013 7:00am PDT
a chance was chris christie. >>> just two hours from now, president obama leaves washington and ta his gun control proposals on the road. as kyla cam beryl reports, the -- as -- kyla campbell reports. >> reporter: president obama is speaking this afternoon at the denver police academy. he's focusing on colorado's recent passage of stricter gun laws that take effect july 1st. they include adopting universal background checks and a 15- round limit on gun magazines. those laws were sparked by last summer's deadly shooting at a movie theater in nearby aurora, colorado that left 12 people dead. victims from that tragedy will meet with the president today. some connected to the 1999 shooting at columbine high school will also meet with the president today. but not everybody in colorado is on board with president obama's proposals. what a group of sheriffs in colorado have on their agenda today when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today, the connecticut state legislature is expected to pass some of the to
Apr 5, 2013 5:00am PDT
mile stretch of southern arizona. >>> time now 5:14. there is word that president obama is reaching out to republicans on a budget plan. as ktvu kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom he appears to be on board with cutting enment program -- entitlement programs. >> reporter: a senior administration official says president obama's offer would help reduce the deficit by $1.8 trillion over the next ten years. and $400 billion of that would come through changes to medicare alone. other savings would come from a plan to revise cost of living calculations for social security and other benefit programs. this deal is not entirely new. the white house says president obama made this offer to house speaker john boehner in december. the president is expected to officially propose it to congress next week. >>> republicans are not expected to jump at this deal. they are still mad that president obama missed his february deadline of proposing a budget. plus there are new tax increases in his proposal. we'll see who can be shelling out more w
Apr 3, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> president barack obama is trying to put gun control back in the spotlight. from the washington d.c. newsroom, he is dealing with lawmakers. >> reporter: senators will not likely start debating gun control legislation for two weeks instead of next week as planned. harry reid said it would be the number one priority when he returned this coming monday. he has excluded dianne finestein's web upon's ban bash weapons' ban and he said back ground checks should become universal including those at gun shows. one reason president barack obama is speaking is the state recently passed laws to expand gun background checks and limit the number of magazines they can hold. and president barack obama leaves for colorado three hours from now and we will have more on his agenda when i see you next hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> meantime connecticut state legislature is said to vote on some of the toughest laws in the country. if it becomes law, no firearm can be sold unless the buyer passes a background check. the list of band assault we
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
in washington, d.c. president obama is heading this initiative, this talk. we'll be talking to -- you can see him there as the camera pans over. this is about promoting jobs and the middle class. this is something that he's decided to focus on as he unveils a decades' long project about the inner workings of the brain and to answer questions about epilepsy, alzheimer's and other diseases. let's listen in. >> his incredible leadership at nih. those of you who know francis know he's quite a gifted singer and musician. i was asking if he was gonna be willing to sing the introduction. he declined. but his leadership has been extraordinary and i'm glad i've been promoted to scientist in chief, given my grades in physics, i'm not sure it's deserving. [laughter] >> but i -- i hold science in proper esteem. maybe that gives me a little credit. today, i've invited some of the smartest people in the country, some of the most imaginative people in the country, some very smart people to talk about the challenge i issued in my state of the union address. >> pre
Apr 5, 2013 4:30am PDT
call the remarks inappropriate and sexist. soon after that the president headed back to washington, d.c.. in his 20 hours here brought in more than $3 million for democratic candidates in next years midterm election. >>> we are hearing president obama will offer cults to social security and other entitlement programs. reportedly the president will offer to apply a different measure of inflation to calculate cost of living increases and social security. the change would result in lower payments to some social security recipients. the president would only support the spending cuts if republicans agree to to higher taxes. >>> time now 4:43. in just about 45 minutes the labor department will release the march jobless report. exists expect the unemployment rate to remain at 7.7%. that would be the fifth month in a row for that size growth. several weak economic reports the past few days do signal that the job market may be slowing down. >>> a memorial service will be held today for a college student who is gunned down in san francisco's mission dist
Apr 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
legislation. in washington, jaqulin fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president oe what is planning to visit connecticut next week to step up the pressure on congress to pass gun control legislation -- president obama is planning to visit connecticut. the president's call for nationwide gun control faces widespread opposition from republicans as well as from many moderate democrats. >>> a town in georgia has passed an unusual gun law kind of reminiscent of the old wild west. the city council in nelson georgia passed an ordnance last night that requires adults in the town of 1300 to own a gun. backers say what they're really trying to do here is make a point about gun rights. the ordnance goes in effect in 10 days however it does not contain any penalties. >>> in about 10 minutes, how are bay area schools and law enforcement reacting to the nra's plan? we asked a former officer who runs an emergency response team as well as a superintendent on whether that plan is even feasible. >>> happening now, members of a san francisco hotel union are out on the stree
Apr 5, 2013 7:00am PDT
to shoot down incoming missiles and warheads. >>> when president obama unveils his budget proposal next wednesday we're hearing it will include cuts to social security and other entitlement programs. we'll talk live with washington insider jamie dupree about what the president is hoping to get from republicans in exchange for this change to the social security program. >>> 7:06. and the world champs are back in town. sounds good doesn't it? thousands of giants fans are expected to gather in san fransisco for today's season opener at home. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is live at at&t park with look at how the team is preparing. >> we just learned that both of the world series giants trophies are going to be displayed underneath the coke bottle, so you can grab a look. it's been sprinkling out here but should be clear skies for the game. the field is looking good. players show up at about 10:00 to start their warmups. it really seems like yesterday when we had the parade and the giants won the world series. the giants swept the detroit tigers
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